FAQ

 

What equipment do I need in order to ride?
You will need to wear long pants to the ground, cowboy/cowgirl boots and a horseback riding helmet. We do have boots and helmets available for your use.

How old do you have to be to take riding lessons?
You must be at least 8 years old to take riding lessons. We also offer riding lessons for adults with some restrictions.

How long are the lessons?
The entire lesson is one hour in length.

What kind of riding lessons do you offer and when are they?
We offer both English and Western riding lessons and our instructors set their own schedules. Most of our instructors offer both week day and weekend lessons.

How much do lessons cost? 
Students need to purchase a block of 4 lessons for $135.00. 

How many riders are in each lesson? 
We offer private riding lessons meaning there is 1 student to each instructor per lesson.

Where are you located? 
We are NOT located at the main Camp Carter camp. We are located at 5800 Meandering Rd River Oaks, TX 76114 behind the Castleberry Athletic complex.

How old do you have to be attend the Ready to Ride summer camp?
The age range for this camp is 8-16 years old.

When is the Ready to Ride summer camp? 
We are offering 8 weeks of horse camp this summer! Please click on our Horse Camp tab for dates, cost and registration forms.

How many students are allowed in the Ready To Ride summer camp?
The number of students is limited to 14…this number will be divided in half and half will ride while the other half is participating in an un-mounted lesson and then the two groups will switch. Every student will ride and have an un-mounted lesson each day.

If I need before or after care during the Ready To Ride summer camp what are my options?
You can enroll in our Day Camp or Resident Camp program for an extra fee. Please click  on the Day or Resident/Overnight camp program tab for more information, dates and cost.

Do you offer Trail Rides? 
Yes we do offer trail rides. Trail Rides must be booked at least one week in advance and all riders must be at least 8 years old. The entire trail ride experience is one hour in length and includes helmet fitting, mounting and dismounting. The actual trail ride is about 40 minutes in length. The cost is $30.00 per person, with a minimum of 4 participants.

Do you offer Horse Birthday Parties?
Yes we do. Our basic birthday party package is $350.00 and includes a horse activity for up to 10 children as well as an hours use of the Equestrian Center. Please give us a call so we can discuss your horse activity options.

Are you approved to do horse program for Girl Scouts?
Yes, we are an approved horse program provide with the Girl Scouts of Texas Oklahoma Plains.

YMCA Camp Carter | 6200 Sand Springs Road | Fort Worth TX 76114
817-738-9241